The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 43 69 96
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +27
Contract jobs citing REST 145 97 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.49% 2.83% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.00% 8.87% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 85 94
Median daily rate £500 £525 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £379 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.64 £36.98 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-17.13% -17.83%
REST
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1208 1094 1718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.43% 31.93% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1024 920 1372
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Median hourly rate - £26.32 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for REST.

1 167 (55.85%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (45.48%) Java
3 129 (43.14%) Web Services
4 122 (40.80%) HTML
5 116 (38.80%) TDD
6 109 (36.45%) JavaScript
7 94 (31.44%) Git (software)
8 91 (30.43%) Scrum
9 90 (30.10%) CSS
10 87 (29.10%) JSON
11 83 (27.76%) HTML5
12 79 (26.42%) SOAP
13 74 (24.75%) SQL
14 68 (22.74%) Spring
15 64 (21.40%) CSS3
16 63 (21.07%) Finance
17 59 (19.73%) MongoDB
17 59 (19.73%) Continuous Integration
18 56 (18.73%) AngularJS
18 56 (18.73%) MVC
19 53 (17.73%) Banking
20 48 (16.05%) XML
20 48 (16.05%) BDD
21 47 (15.72%) Node.js
22 45 (15.05%) MySQL
23 42 (14.05%) Microservices
24 41 (13.71%) C#
25 40 (13.38%) PHP
25 40 (13.38%) Linux
25 40 (13.38%) Web Development

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (3.68%) Apache Spark
1 11 (3.68%) CMS
2 10 (3.34%) JBoss
2 10 (3.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.68%) Mule
3 8 (2.68%) Mule ESB
4 7 (2.34%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.00%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.00%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.67%) Confluence
6 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.67%) WildFly
6 2 (0.67%) WordPress
7 1 (0.33%) Apache
7 1 (0.33%) Drupal
7 1 (0.33%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.33%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 2 (0.67%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.33%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) Radian6
2 1 (0.33%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.03%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (8.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (6.02%) TestFlight
4 16 (5.35%) GitHub
5 10 (3.34%) SaaS
6 7 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.67%) Force.com
8 2 (0.67%) G Suite
8 2 (0.67%) IaaS
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.33%) Boomi
9 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.33%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.03%) HTTP
2 12 (4.01%) Internet
3 8 (2.68%) SSL
4 7 (2.34%) DNS
5 4 (1.34%) AMQP
5 4 (1.34%) CTI
6 3 (1.00%) Network Security
7 2 (0.67%) Firewall
7 2 (0.67%) LDAP
8 1 (0.33%) DHCP
8 1 (0.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (19.73%) MongoDB
2 45 (15.05%) MySQL
3 35 (11.71%) NoSQL
4 30 (10.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 29 (9.70%) SQL Server
6 24 (8.03%) Relational Database
7 23 (7.69%) CouchDB
8 19 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (6.02%) Azure SQL Database
9 18 (6.02%) SQLite
10 15 (5.02%) Big Data
11 14 (4.68%) RDBMS
12 11 (3.68%) Hadoop
12 11 (3.68%) Neo4j
13 7 (2.34%) HBase
14 5 (1.67%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.67%) Redis
15 4 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
16 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
16 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 94 (31.44%) Git (software)
2 31 (10.37%) Jenkins
3 25 (8.36%) Maven
4 20 (6.69%) Selenium
5 19 (6.35%) Subversion
6 16 (5.35%) Grunt
6 16 (5.35%) gulp
7 15 (5.02%) Bower
7 15 (5.02%) Vagrant
7 15 (5.02%) webpack
8 11 (3.68%) Cucumber
8 11 (3.68%) JIRA
9 9 (3.01%) Hudson
9 9 (3.01%) RSpec
10 8 (2.68%) Build Forge
10 8 (2.68%) CruiseControl
10 8 (2.68%) JUnit
11 7 (2.34%) Ant
11 7 (2.34%) TeamCity
11 7 (2.34%) WebDriver
General
1 63 (21.07%) Finance
2 53 (17.73%) Banking
3 15 (5.02%) Games
3 15 (5.02%) Marketing
4 14 (4.68%) Advertising
5 13 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.34%) Investment Banking
7 9 (3.01%) Retail
8 7 (2.34%) Law
9 5 (1.67%) Front Office
10 3 (1.00%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.67%) Back Office
11 2 (0.67%) Publishing
12 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 223 (74.58%) Developer
2 72 (24.08%) Java Developer
3 62 (20.74%) Senior Developer
4 33 (11.04%) Architect
5 31 (10.37%) iOS Developer
6 23 (7.69%) Senior iOS Developer
7 21 (7.02%) Web Developer
8 20 (6.69%) Senior Java Developer
9 18 (6.02%) .NET Developer
10 15 (5.02%) JavaScript Developer
11 13 (4.35%) Software Developer
12 11 (3.68%) Agile Developer
12 11 (3.68%) C# Developer
12 11 (3.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 11 (3.68%) Lead Developer
13 10 (3.34%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (3.34%) Integration Architect
13 10 (3.34%) Lead Architect
13 10 (3.34%) Senior Software Developer
14 9 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (43.14%) Web Services
2 122 (40.80%) HTML
3 90 (30.10%) CSS
4 87 (29.10%) JSON
5 83 (27.76%) HTML5
6 79 (26.42%) SOAP
7 68 (22.74%) Spring
8 64 (21.40%) CSS3
9 56 (18.73%) AngularJS
10 48 (16.05%) XML
11 47 (15.72%) Node.js
12 40 (13.38%) jQuery
13 35 (11.71%) .NET
13 35 (11.71%) React
14 34 (11.37%) Ajax
15 28 (9.36%) J2EE
15 28 (9.36%) RESTful
16 26 (8.70%) Play Framework
17 25 (8.36%) Cocoa
18 24 (8.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.37%) Mobile App
2 19 (6.35%) User Experience
3 14 (4.68%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.01%) Fintech
5 10 (3.34%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.34%) Semantic Web
6 8 (2.68%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (2.01%) Graphic Design
7 6 (2.01%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.01%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.34%) IVR
10 3 (1.00%) Derivative
10 3 (1.00%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.00%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.67%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.67%) Life Science
11 2 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.38%) Linux
2 37 (12.37%) Apple iOS
3 22 (7.36%) Unix
4 12 (4.01%) Android
5 9 (3.01%) Mac OS X
6 7 (2.34%) Windows
7 1 (0.33%) CentOS
7 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (55.85%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (38.80%) TDD
3 91 (30.43%) Scrum
4 59 (19.73%) Continuous Integration
5 56 (18.73%) MVC
6 48 (16.05%) BDD
7 42 (14.05%) Microservices
8 40 (13.38%) Web Development
9 38 (12.71%) Configuration Management
10 36 (12.04%) Software Engineering
11 35 (11.71%) iOS Development
11 35 (11.71%) OO
12 31 (10.37%) E-Commerce
13 30 (10.03%) Unit Testing
14 28 (9.36%) Test Automation
15 26 (8.70%) OOP
16 25 (8.36%) Kanban
17 24 (8.03%) Automated Testing
17 24 (8.03%) Open Source
17 24 (8.03%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 136 (45.48%) Java
2 109 (36.45%) JavaScript
3 74 (24.75%) SQL
4 41 (13.71%) C#
5 40 (13.38%) PHP
6 36 (12.04%) Scala
7 30 (10.03%) Apple Swift
7 30 (10.03%) Ruby
8 28 (9.36%) Objective-C
9 26 (8.70%) Python
10 15 (5.02%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.01%) Apex Code
12 7 (2.34%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.34%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.34%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.34%) XPath
13 6 (2.01%) C
14 5 (1.67%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.34%) ES6
15 4 (1.34%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (6.02%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.02%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.35%) Degree
4 3 (1.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.01%) QA
2 2 (0.67%) SDET
3 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.33%) FATCA
System Software
1 22 (7.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) Ceph
2 1 (0.33%) GlusterFS
2 1 (0.33%) HDFS
2 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (6.02%) Puppet
2 16 (5.35%) Kubernetes
3 9 (3.01%) MOM
4 4 (1.34%) Ansible
4 4 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.00%) SCCM
6 1 (0.33%) Cacti
6 1 (0.33%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (9.03%) Oracle
2 16 (5.35%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (5.02%) VMware
4 13 (4.35%) IBM
5 12 (4.01%) MuleSoft
6 9 (3.01%) Google
6 9 (3.01%) TIBCO
7 7 (2.34%) Apple
8 5 (1.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (1.67%) Solace
9 4 (1.34%) Sybase
10 3 (1.00%) Adobe
10 3 (1.00%) Informatica
10 3 (1.00%) Splunk
10 3 (1.00%) Teradata
10 3 (1.00%) Twitter
11 2 (0.67%) Apiary
11 2 (0.67%) Facebook
12 1 (0.33%) Apigee
12 1 (0.33%) Conga
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